Tag archive for ‘Senate’
By admin On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Senate Over Rules Buhari’s Ascribing Role Of ‘Coordinator’ To Vice President Osinbajo

LAGOS MAY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate yesterday declared that Professor Yemi Osinbajo should function as Acting President pending the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation. The upper legislative More...

By admin On Friday, March 31st, 2017
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Senate Amends Act Of Electronic Voting Process

LAGOS MARCH 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian Senate has amended the Electoral Act to allow for the use of electronic voting and devices for conduct of elections in Nigeria. The transmission of election results was also More...

By admin On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Why Reps Dumps Omo-Agege’s Sexual Harassment Bill

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS MARCH 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The House of Representatives on Thursday suspended deliberations on a bill seeking to make provisions for the prohibition and punishment of sexual harassment More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Custom Boss, Hameed Ali Dares Senate, Vows Not To Appear It

Hameed Ali LAGOS MARCH 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (retd.), has written a letter to the National Assembly that he would not be able to More...

By admin On Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Uniform Saga: Why Buhari May Support Custom Boss

Muhammadu Buhari and Hameed Ali LAGOS MARCH 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari may take sides with the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), in his ongoing face-off More...

By admin On Friday, March 17th, 2017

Hameed Ali Vs Senate: Who Wins The ‘Ego War’

Boss of Nigerian Custom Service, Col Hameed Ali inspecting guard of honour mounted by officers of Nigeria Custom Service on mufti LAGOS MARCH 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Hameed Ali, the Comptroller General of the Nigeria More...

By admin On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Senate Walks Out Custom Boss Over Uniform

Custom Boss, Hameed Ali LAGOS MARCH 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate, a while ago, walked out the Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) over his refusal to appear in service More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Custom: ‘Hameed Ali Must Go’ Protests Rock Onitsha

LAGOS MARCH 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Anti-Hameed Ali protests are on-going in major streets of Onitsha, in Anambra State. The protesters are alleging disrespect of the National Assembly by the Comptroller-General of More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Used Vehicles: Custom Bow To Pressure, Puts Policy On Hold

Ali LAGOS MARCH 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has suspended its plan to commence vehicle duty payments on all vehicles in the country. In a statement signed on Wednesday by the Acting Public More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Used Vehicles: Senate Rejects Custom Boss Appeal For New Meeting Date

Hameed Ali LAGOS MARCH 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerian Senators have rejected appeal made by Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Col. Hameed Ali (retd) that he would not be able appear before More...

By admin On Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Custom Boss Dares Lawmakers: I’ll Appear Before Senate If The Right Thing Is Done

Custom Boss Hamid Ali LAGOS MARCH 11TH (URHOBOTODAY: Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs service (NCS) has reiterated his stand that he will not appear before the Senate to explain his policy More...

By admin On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Duties On Old Vehicles: Senators Spit Fire, Insist Ali Must Appear Before Plenary On Uniform

Hameed Ali LAGOS MARCH 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerians Senators spit fire over the non appearance of Custom Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs (NCS) Hameed Ali for disobeying their order to appear before the National More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Senate Kicks Against Customs Vehicles Duty 30 Days Ultimatum

LAGOS MARCH 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Senate on Tuesday kicked against planned 30 days Ultimatum by Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) to penalise Nigerians who fails to pay duties on their vehicles. Federal lawmakers asked More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Senate Oppose Law to Jail FOREX Hoarders, Says Law Will Distract Foreign Investors

nt, LAGOS NOVEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Senate on Monday vowed to oppose recommendation by the Nigerian Law Reform Commission for a review of the Nigerian Foreign Exchange Act in order to empower the Central Bank More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Toll Gates to Return to Nigeria Highways

The Senate on Tuesday passed a motion for the reintroduction of toll gates on federal roads in the country, positing that the re-establishment of toll? gates would solve “the nation’s generally dilapidated More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

World Mobile Group,GSMA Rejects FG 9% Communication Tax Plans

Buying and selling activities at computer village,Ikeja,Lagos LAGOS OCTOBER 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The GSM Association (GSMA), a global association of mobile operators, has rejected the 9% taxation proposed in the Communications More...

By admin On Sunday, September 4th, 2016

Recession: Many’ll Die Before Buhari Completes Reforms – Sani

Sanni Mohammed LAGOS SEPTEMBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Shehu Sani, has warned the Federal Government to put in place short-term measures to cushion the More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

JUST IN: Brazil’s Senate SacksPresident Dilma Rousseff from Office

President Dilma Rousseff LAGOS AUGST 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Brazil’s Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, marking a turbulent finale to 13 years More...

By admin On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

APC Youths Slams the Tinubus over Attack on Melaye

Remi Tinubu and Melaye LAGOS JULY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A socio-political organisation of All Progressives Congress (APC) youths on Friday condemned the attack and blackmail carried out on the Chairman, Senate Committee More...

By admin On Thursday, June 30th, 2016

JUST IN: David Mark Thrashes APC Candidate at Election Tribunal

David Mark LAGOS JUNE 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A former President of the Senate, David Mark, has been confirmed as validly elected by the National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal. Mark floored his opponent and candidate More...

By admin On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Urhobo Group Faults Uvwie Monarch, Omo-Agege for Misleading Senate on Location of FUPRE

FUPRE LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Urhobo Mandate and Equity Forum, UMEF, has said the Federal University of Petroleum Resources FUPRE is sited in Ugbomro, and not Effurun, as is being erroneously portrayed. The More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Buhari May Sign 2016 Budget Today as National Assembly Returns Budget to Presidency

Buhari LAGOS MAY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-There are strong indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may assent to the 2016 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday (today)? if his Ministers are able to conclude work on the adjusted More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Budget Paddling: : Senate Gives Presidency Final Warning

Buhari LAGOS APRIL 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senate, Monday, advised the Presidency to come clean with Nigerians on the 2016 Budget and stop engaging in surreptitious campaigns of calumny against the Senate in order More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Makes Case for Revitalization of Delta Steel Company

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)- Senator Ovie Omo-Agege representing Delta Central Senatorial Zone, Delta State in the Senate called for the revitalization of moribund Delta Steel Complex, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 30th, 2016

Senator Omo-Agege Calls for Restructuring of NDDC

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Senate Speaker, Bukola Saraki LAGOS JANUARY 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Senator representing Delta Central senatorial district in Delta State, Obaisi Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for the restructuring More...